What Is Latent Autoimmune Diabetes Aka Diabetes Type 1.5

Nestled in the shadows of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes is an often-overlooked variant blurring the lines between the two conditions. The lesser-known disease is Latent Autoimmune Diabetes, also known as Diabetes Type 1.5.  Despite affecting a significant portion of the population, the illness remains underdiagnosed and misunderstood. Without the p...
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A Wake-Up Call: How I Found Out My Dad Has Neuropathy

Stunned… Speechless… Really Dad?   I sat in the doctor’s office watching Dad’s physician stick a pin into his feet, and he said he felt NOTHING. It looked like she was using each foot as a pin cushion, and he felt NOTHING, and I said “ouch” with every prick.   How could this be?  We had known for years that his sugar levels were a little higher ...
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What Is Pre Diabetes?

Hearing you have prediabetes is a scary thing. What is prediabetes? How will it affect you, and how can you keep living healthily? Today’s blog post will cover everything you need to know about prediabetes! Prediabetes is a condition where blood sugar is elevated, but not to a high enough level to be classified as diabetes. It’s caused by sever...
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How Do I Know If I Have Feet Neuropathy?

Unfortunately, one of the MOST common complications diabetics can face is neuropathy. So what exactly IS neuropathy? What can you do to combat it? This blog post will go over EVERYTHING you need to know about foot neuropathy. What Is Feet Neuropathy? Feet neuropathy refers to a condition, caused by diabetes and nerve damage, where the feet exp...
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